7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  5​h
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Laguna Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
West Hollywood
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
4
Beverly Hills
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Malibu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Solvang
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Dallas

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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.
On the 1st (Sun), examine the collection at The Getty Center and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website .

Dallas to Los Angeles is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. In September, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Dallas - with highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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night
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): put a fun spin on your tour with ClueHoo, then stroll around Crescent Bay Point Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Laguna Beach road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Laguna Beach in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Laguna Beach sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Crescent Bay Point Park ©
Crescent Bay Point Park

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West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 3rd (Tue), wander the streets of Robertson Boulevard, then look for gifts at Fred Segal, and then pause for some photo ops at Rocky and Bullwinkle Statue.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the West Hollywood trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Laguna Beach to West Hollywood takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in West Hollywood are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Fred Segal ©
Fred Segal

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Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Beverly Hills online driving holiday planner .

Beverly Hills is just a short distance from West Hollywood. September in Beverly Hills sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Malibu.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. On the 4th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nicholas Canyon Beach and then see the interesting displays at Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Malibu trip planner .

Traveling by car from Beverly Hills to Malibu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Solvang.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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night
Solvang

Solvang ©
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Solvang trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Malibu to Solvang in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Malibu in September: highs in Solvang hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Solvang

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping
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Rusack Vineyards ©
Rusack Vineyards
Bethania Lutheran Church ©
Bethania Lutheran Church

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder website .

Drive from Solvang to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Solvang in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 58°F, while days are little chillier, around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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