8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Layton
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Santa Monica
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
5
Grover Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
San Simeon
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
St. George
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Layton

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Las Vegas Car Museum, Hollywood Cars Museum and The Mob Museum. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then see the interesting displays at Hollywood Cars Museum, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Layton to Las Vegas is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Layton in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 103°F and lows at 77°F. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Hollywood Cars Museum ©
Hollywood Cars Museum

few
hours
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.
For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Santa Monica journey builder site .

Drive from Las Vegas to Santa Monica in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Santa Monica are much colder (73°F), and nights are slightly colder (61°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You've now added The Queen Mary to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then see the interesting displays at The Queen Mary.

Discover how to plan a Anaheim trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Anaheim takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Santa Monica, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Queen Mary
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Queen Mary ©
The Queen Mary

few
hours
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Carpinteria Harbor Seal Preserve and Rookery. On the 21st (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Carpinteria Harbor Seal Preserve and Rookery and then steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Anaheim to Santa Barbara in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Anaheim in June: high temperatures in Santa Barbara hover around 72°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grover Beach.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Carpinteria Harbor Seal Preserve and Rookery
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

1
night
Grover Beach

Grover Beach ©
Grover Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Point San Luis Lighthouse.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grover Beach online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Santa Barbara to Grover Beach in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Santa Barbara, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grover Beach, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 53°F. You will leave for San Simeon on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Grover Beach

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Point San Luis Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Point San Luis Lighthouse ©
Point San Luis Lighthouse

1
day
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arriveĀ in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): admire the sheer force of McWay Falls and then stroll through Piedras Blancas.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Simeon online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Grover Beach to San Simeon in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Grover Beach in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Simeon: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

McWay Falls
Highlights from your plan
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls
Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas

1
night
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 23rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

Plan my day in San Diego using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from San Simeon to San Diego in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. When traveling from San Simeon in June, plan for cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 73°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to St. George.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

1
night
St. George

St. George
St. For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the St. George journey planning tool .

You can fly from San Diego to St. George in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for warmer days in St. George, with highs around 99°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 70°F. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in St. George

Outdoors Parks Nature

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