8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  9​h
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Anaheim
— 1 night
train:  30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, Coronado Island, Little Italy, and other attractions you added. On the 4th (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Coronado Island, wander the streets of Little Italy, then stroll through Children's Pool, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego holiday builder site .

Birmingham to San Diego is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Birmingham to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Birmingham in June: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 73°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Coronado Island
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool
Coronado Island ©
Coronado Island

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Disneyland Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Anaheim online road trip planner .

Getting from San Diego to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

1
night
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Rodeo Drive, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Santa Monica Pier, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stop by The Last Bookstore, make a trip to Hollywood Sign, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then don't miss a visit to Rodeo Drive, and finally kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online journey planner .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, stop by Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Monterey to be slightly colder, temps between 68°F and 53°F. On the 8th (Sat), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar ©
Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Full House House, Painted Ladies, Tall Trees Grove, and other attractions to your itinerary. On your second day here, delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally browse the different shops at Ghirardelli Square.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip tool .

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tall Trees Grove, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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