11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Diego
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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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco attractions website.

Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Newark in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 8th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, steep yourself in history at Doc Rickett's Pacific Biological Laboratories, and then kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Monterey trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Monterey

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stroll through Scenic Road Walkway.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel itinerary maker site.

Carmel is just a stone's throw from Monterey. August in Carmel sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway

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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.
To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip planner.

You can drive from Carmel to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Carmel in August, expect nights in Santa Barbara to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 76°F. On the 10th (Thu), you're off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Tours
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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.
On the 10th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. On the next day, discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

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Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in August, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 84°F and 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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 12th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond and then observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND California.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip 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 August, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (78°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument
LEGOLAND California ©
LEGOLAND California

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