16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Vista
Drive:  5 h 30 min
1
San Luis Obispo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Santa Rosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Jenner
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Fort Bragg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Willits
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
8
Minden
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
9
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h 45 min
10
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
11
Lake Havasu City
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 45 min
12
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
End: Vista

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nights
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Pismo Pier, then explore the striking landscape at Morro Rock, then look for gifts at SLO Sweets San Luis Obispo, and finally admire the architecture and history at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read San Luis Obispo vacation builder site.

Vista to San Luis Obispo is an approximately 4.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier evenings in San Luis Obispo when traveling from Vista in July, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Morro Rock, Pismo Pier
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Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa ©
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Pismo Pier ©
Pismo Pier

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, then cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then appreciate the history behind The Cannery Row Monument.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Monterey trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Luis Obispo to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in July, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Point Lobos
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17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
The Cannery Row Monument ©
The Cannery Row Monument

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Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ©
Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Benovia Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Hook and Ladder Winery and then do a tasting at Pech Merle Winery.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Santa Rosa itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Monterey to Santa Rosa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Monterey in July, you will find days in Santa Rosa are somewhat warmer (84°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jenner.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Wineries

Side Trip

Pech Merle Winery
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Hook and Ladder Winery ©
Hook and Ladder Winery
Benovia Winery ©
Benovia Winery
Pech Merle Winery ©
Pech Merle Winery

1
night
Jenner

Jenner ©
Jenner is a small coastal town and census-designated place (CDP) with a population of about 136 in Sonoma County, California, U.S. Fort Ross State Historic Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Fort Ross State Historic Park and then walk around Stillwater Cove Regional Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Teresa of Avila Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bodega Dunes, and then do a tasting at Sonoma Coast Vineyards.

Make your Jenner itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Santa Rosa to Jenner takes an hour. July in Jenner sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 53°F at night. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Jenner

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bodega Bay, Bodega Dunes
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Fort Ross State Historic Park ©
Fort Ross State Historic Park
Bodega Dunes ©
Bodega Dunes
Stillwater Cove Regional Park ©
Stillwater Cove Regional Park

1
night
Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fort Bragg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jenner to Fort Bragg takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Jenner in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Fort Bragg, with highs around 95°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Willits.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Museums
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Triangle Tattoo and Museum ©
Triangle Tattoo and Museum

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Willits

Willits ©
Willits is a city in Mendocino County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Hendy Woods State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Barra of Mendocino Winery and then get a taste of life in the country at Ridgewood Ranch.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Willits trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Fort Bragg to Willits takes an hour. July in Willits sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Willits

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Barra of Mendocino Winery, Hendy Woods State Park
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Hendy Woods State Park ©
Hendy Woods State Park
Barra of Mendocino Winery ©
Barra of Mendocino Winery
Ridgewood Ranch ©
Ridgewood Ranch

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night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 21st (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Tahoe Trout Farm and then get your game on at Magic Carpet Golf.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Willits to South Lake Tahoe takes 5 hours. Traveling from Willits in July, things will get little chillier in South Lake Tahoe: highs are around 82°F and lows about 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Minden.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Fun & Games
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Magic Carpet Golf ©
Magic Carpet Golf
Tahoe Trout Farm ©
Tahoe Trout Farm

1
night
Minden

Minden
Minden is an unincorporated town in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Minden trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Minden in an hour. July in Minden sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Minden

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mormon Station State Historic Park
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nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): make a trip to Pothole Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, then explore the activities along Gaylor Lake, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

Make your Yosemite National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Minden to Yosemite National Park in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Cloud's Rest ©
Cloud's Rest
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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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.
To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip planning tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 104°F and lows about 81°F. On the 25th (Sat), you're off to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 25th (Sat), browse the collection at Mohave County Library and then cool off at Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lake Havasu City tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Lake Havasu City in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, Lake Havasu City is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 110°F and lows of 87°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Theme Parks
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Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center ©
Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center
Mohave County Library ©
Mohave County Library

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Frank Bogert Trail and then look for gifts at Wabi Sabi Japan Living.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs travel planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Havasu City to Palm Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Lake Havasu City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Palm Springs, with lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Wabi Sabi Japan Living ©
Wabi Sabi Japan Living

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