15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Monterey
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
St. Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Toronto

2
nights
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 list of things to see and do now includes Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, La Jolla Shores Park, Pacific Beach, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, then pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and then kick back and relax at Pacific Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego road trip tool.

Toronto, Canada to San Diego is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to San Diego due to the time zone difference. July in San Diego sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 23°C at night. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

2
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 Rodeo Drive, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Santa Monica Bay, and other attractions you added. On the 3rd (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, stop by Hollywood & Highland, and then wander the streets of Rodeo Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally stroll through Santa Monica State Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary app.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

5
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Cannery Row are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Point Lobos and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (in Santa Cruz), Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach, McWay Falls, &more) and Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach, admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive, and take in the waterfront at Old Fisherman's Wharf.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Monterey tour builder website.

Getting from Los Angeles to Monterey by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, things will get a bit cooler in Monterey: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Big Sur, Pacific Grove, Carmel, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sonoma Valley, Caymus Vineyards and Francis Ford Coppola Winery. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Caymus Vineyards, then appreciate the views at Sonoma Valley, and then stop by Oxbow Public Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): do a tasting at Beringer Vineyards and then learn about winemaking at Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our St. Helena trip planning website.

You can drive from Monterey to St. Helena in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. Traveling from Monterey in July, you will find days in St. Helena are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Sonoma Valley, Caymus Vineyards, Oxbow Public Market, Francis Ford Coppola Winery
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Sonoma Valley ©
Sonoma Valley
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market
Beringer Vineyards ©
Beringer Vineyards

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Twin Peaks, Rodeo Beach, Miramar Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Castro and The Embarcadero. The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip tool.

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Helena in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rodeo Beach, Miramar Beach
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North Beach ©
North Beach
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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