23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Oakhurst
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Barstow
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sausalito Boardwalk, Haight-Ashbury, Golden Gate Park, and other attractions you added. We've included these beaches for you: Alcatraz Island and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Head to Union Square and Lombard Streetfor plenty of shopping.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker app .

Amsterdam, Holland to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Oakhurst.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Sausalito Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

2
nights
Oakhurst

Oakhurst ©
Situated on the Gold Rush highway that winds through former mining towns, Oakhurst is the gateway to America's most popular national park for travelers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yosemite Falls as well as Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. On the 19th (Fri), make a trip to Scenic Route Highway 49 and then sample the tasty concoctions at Southgate Brewing Company. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Oakhurst online journey planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Oakhurst takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Oakhurst to be somewhat warmer, around 20°C, while days are much warmer, around 43°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Oakhurst

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Southgate Brewing Company ©
Southgate Brewing Company

1
night
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grant Lake Marina as well as Crystal Lake trail. On the 21st (Sun), take in the waterfront activity at Grant Lake Marina and then trek along Crystal Lake trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Oakhurst to Mammoth Lakes takes 7 hours. Traveling from Oakhurst in July, things will get a bit cooler in Mammoth Lakes: highs are around 33°C and lows about 9°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grant Lake Marina
Highlights from your plan
Grant Lake Marina ©
Grant Lake Marina

3
nights
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 list of things to see and do now includes Fountains of Bellagio, Grand Canyon West, Las Vegas Premium Outlets - South, and other attractions.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 47°C and lows reach 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon West
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Forum Shops at Caesars ©
The Forum Shops at Caesars
SlotZilla Zip Line Las Vegas ©
SlotZilla Zip Line Las Vegas

1
night
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. You've now added Historic Route 66 Museum to your itinerary.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kingman trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Las Vegas to Kingman in 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Kingman. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Kingman at 43°C and lows at 25°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Barstow.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum

1
night
Barstow

Barstow ©
Barstow is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Outlets at Barstow.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Barstow trip planner .

Getting from Kingman to Barstow by car takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Kingman in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Barstow, with highs around 47°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Barstow

Shopping

Side Trip

Eddie World
Highlights from your plan
Eddie World ©
Eddie World
Outlets at Barstow ©
Outlets at Barstow

4
nights
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes The Getty Center. Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Head to Universal Studios Hollywood and Amoeba Musicfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Santa Monica and see Third Street Promenade, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the different shops at The Grove, don't miss a visit to Two Rodeo Drive, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles driving holiday app .

Drive from Barstow to Los Angeles in 2 hours. When traveling from Barstow in July, plan for colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 33°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
night
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 Santa Barbara Scenic Drive, Stearns Wharf and East Beach. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): kick back and relax at East Beach, then take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, and then take a memorable drive along Santa Barbara Scenic Drive.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Santa Barbara trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, Santa Barbara is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to San Simeon.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
East Beach ©
East Beach
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hearst Castle. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle and then view the masterpieces at Artifacts Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Simeon trip site .

Getting from Santa Barbara to San Simeon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Santa Barbara in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Simeon, with highs around 40°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Simeon

Beaches Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Artifacts Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Artifacts Gallery ©
Artifacts Gallery

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monterey Bay Whale Watch as well as Carmel Walks. On the 2nd (Fri), get the lay of the land with Carmel Walks. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cannery Row, then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and finally stop by Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Monterey online trip builder .

You can drive from San Simeon to Monterey in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from San Simeon in August, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are cooler, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Carmel Walks, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Monterey Bay Whale Watch ©
Monterey Bay Whale Watch
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
You've now added Apple Infinite Loop to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stop by Apple Infinite Loop.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping

Side Trip

Apple Infinite Loop
Highlights from your plan
Apple Infinite Loop ©
Apple Infinite Loop

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