7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
4
San Diego
— 1 night

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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 29th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Exploratorium, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip itinerary builder.

Phoenix to San Francisco is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in February, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are slightly colder, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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 maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Santa Barbara online vacation builder.

Fly from San Francisco to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Santa Barbara can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum ©
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

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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.
Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally wander the streets of Montana Avenue.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 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 March, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (69°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

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