60 days in Southern California, Honolulu & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

60 days in Southern California, Honolulu & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Santa Barbara
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 9 nights
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San Diego
— 10 nights
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Honolulu
— 22 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 12 nights
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Santa Barbara

— 6 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Barbara Zoo and Santa Barbara Historical Museum. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Old Mission Santa Barbara, take a stroll through State Street Underpass, admire the striking features of Santa Barbara County Courthouse, and trek along Cabrillo Bike Path.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara day trip planner.

Knoxville to Santa Barbara is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Knoxville to Santa Barbara. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Knoxville in February; daily highs in Santa Barbara reach 67°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Los Angeles

— 9 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.
Kids will enjoy Universal Studios Hollywood and Topanga State Park. There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Santa Barbara in February since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods · Parks

San Diego

— 10 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and contemplate the long history of Marston House Museum.

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You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In February in San Diego, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Honolulu

— 22 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Waikiki Beach and USS Arizona Memorial. Venture out of the city with trips to Haleiwa (Waimea Bay, Ehukai Pillbox Hike, &more), Pupukea (Ehukai Beach Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, &more) and Kailua (Kailua Beach Park, Pilates Training Center, &more). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Shangri La, take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail.

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Traveling by flight from San Diego to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from San Diego to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in March: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 81°F and lows are around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge

— 12 nights

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Rocky Top Mountain Coaster and Big Top Arcade. Change things up with these side-trips from Pigeon Forge: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Middle Prong Trail, Townsend Wye, &more) and Bald River Falls (in Tellico Plains). There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, stroll through Metcalf Bottoms Trail, hike along Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and admire the sheer force of Laurel Falls.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge road trip planning app.

Fly from Honolulu to Pigeon Forge in 13.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In March, Pigeon Forge is cooler than Honolulu - with highs of 60°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips