7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Sacramento
— Few hours
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Redding
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, then take a stroll through Union Square, and finally stroll through China Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool.

Dallas to San Francisco is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Beaches
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Alcatraz Island
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Specialty Museum
Cable Car Museum
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Sacramento

Sacramento ©

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 25th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Old Sacramento Waterfront and then examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sacramento planning website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Sacramento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Sacramento: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Redding.

Things to do in Sacramento

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Specialty Museum
Old Sacramento Waterfront
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Redding

Redding
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the views from Sundial Bridge.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Redding trip planner.

Getting from Sacramento to Redding by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Redding can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santa Barbara.

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Old Mission Santa Barbara, wander the streets of State Street Underpass, and then kick back and relax at Butterfly Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Redding to Santa Barbara in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Santa Barbara sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look for gifts at Bergamot Station, and then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and then stroll through Santa Monica State Beach.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles driving holiday 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 a bit warmer nights when traveling from Santa Barbara in October since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

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