21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Beijing
Fly + Drive:  17 h
1
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  14 h
5
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Beijing

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 30th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, then enjoy the sand and surf at San Onofre State Beach, and then look for gifts at Tom's Farms. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through The Wedge and then kick back and relax at Corona Del Mar State Beach.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Anaheim trip itinerary builder site.

Beijing, China to Anaheim is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -16 hour difference. Traveling from Beijing in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Anaheim, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

San Clemente, Newport Beach, Tom's Farms
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Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens ©
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens
Corona Del Mar State Beach ©
Corona Del Mar State Beach
San Onofre State Beach ©
San Onofre State Beach

5
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.
Visit The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Olvera Street for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Venice Canals Walkway and Manhattan Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach), Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo) and Malibu (El Matador State Beach & Zuma Beach). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, stop by Ventura Harbor Village, take in the waterfront at Ventura Pier and Promenade, and contemplate the long history of Watts Towers.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary site.

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. In May, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ventura, Malibu, Hermosa Beach Pier, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Santa Monica State Beach
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

2
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Lovers Point, enjoy the sea views from Point Pinos Lighthouse, and then do a tasting at A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Stanford Shopping Center and then buy something for everyone on your list at Great Mall.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose travel planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Jose in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in San Jose, with lows of 13°C. On the 9th (Tue), you're off to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Stanford Shopping Center, Great Mall, A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro
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Stanford Shopping Center ©
Stanford Shopping Center
Point Pinos Lighthouse ©
Point Pinos Lighthouse
A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro ©
A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fort Point and Oxbow Public Market. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Francis Ford Coppola Winery and Pride Mountain Vineyards. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay), Mumm Napa (in Rutherford) and Jack London State Historic Park (in Glen Ellen). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Point Reyes Lighthouse, wander the streets of The Embarcadero, see the interesting displays at Charles M. Schulz Museum, and learn about winemaking at Dry Creek Vineyard.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Francisco trip simple and quick.

You can drive from San Jose to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Jose in May: highs in San Francisco hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pride Mountain Vineyards, Dry Creek Vineyard, Oxbow Public Market, Point Reyes Lighthouse, Fort Ross State Historic Park
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Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Francis Ford Coppola Winery ©
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Mumm Napa ©
Mumm Napa

5
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle and Kerry Park. Get outdoors at Snoqualmie Falls and Golden Gardens Park. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Point No Point Lighthouse & Park (in Hansville), Lynnwood (Alderwood Mall & American Girl Seattle) and Chimacum (Finnriver Farm & Cidery & Chimacum Corner Farmstand). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at LeMay - America's Car Museum, look for gifts at Pike and Western Wine Shop, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle journey maker tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tacoma, Lynnwood, Chimacum, Point No Point Lighthouse & Park, Snoqualmie Falls
Find places to stay May 14 — 19:
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Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle ©
Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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