43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  14 h
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Train + Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Monterey
— 4 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Santa Barbara
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Newport Beach
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Phoenix
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
8
New Orleans
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Miami, Florida

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, go for a walk through Lombard Street, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday website.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco. In June, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 24 — Jul 1:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Monterey is known for scenic drive, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, do a tasting at Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Monterey trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Monterey are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

5
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Santa Barbara to Camarillo to see Camarillo Public Library about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get engrossed in the history at Santa Barbara Historical Museum, immerse yourself in nature at El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, and take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip planner.

You can drive from Monterey to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. When traveling from Monterey in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Camarillo Public Library
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Camarillo Public Library ©
Camarillo Public Library
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Newport Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park

5
nights
Newport Beach

Newport Beach ©
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
Newport Beach is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Heisler Park, kick back and relax at Marina Park, browse the different shops at Fashion Island, and stroll through Newport Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Newport Beach day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Newport Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Newport Beach, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Newport Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Heisler Park, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Huntington Beach Pier
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park
Corona Del Mar State Beach ©
Corona Del Mar State Beach

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Newport Beach to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
AxeVentures ©
AxeVentures
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

4
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Explore Phoenix's surroundings by going to Scottsdale (Taliesin West & Pinnacle Peak General Store). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Phoenix Zoo, get all the equipment you need at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and get engrossed in the history at Heard Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix travel route planner.

Getting from San Diego to Phoenix by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego to Phoenix, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for much hotter days in Phoenix, with highs around 48°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Balloon Rides
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

7
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, stroll around New Orleans City Park, and explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans road trip planner.

You can fly from Phoenix to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to New Orleans, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Phoenix, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 5:
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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