7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Monica
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Milan

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at The Getty Center, then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and then experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

Milan, Italy to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Milan in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, then walk around Ocean View Park, and finally explore and take pictures at 26-Mile Bike Path.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Santa Monica trip simple and quick.

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Santa Monica

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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Tahquitz Canyon, then shop like a local with Antique Galleries of Palm Springs, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Jacinto Mountain, and finally make a trip to Frey House II.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Palm Springs road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Palm Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in September, expect nights in Palm Springs to be a bit warmer, around 28°C, while days are much hotter, around 44°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature Shopping
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San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon
Antique Galleries of Palm Springs ©
Antique Galleries of Palm Springs

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San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
On the 25th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Palm Springs to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Palm Springs in September, plan for cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
On the 26th (Thu), stroll through Moro Rock, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are slightly colder (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

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