7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Dallas
Fly:  5 h
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Huntington Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Thousand Oaks
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Santa Maria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Dallas

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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.
On the 21st (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and finally make a trip to Santa Monica Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Hollywood Museum, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles driving holiday app.

Dallas to Los Angeles is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Huntington Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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nights
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach ©
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Main Beach, kick back and relax at Newport Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Huntington Beach Pier.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Huntington Beach trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Huntington Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Huntington Beach are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Thousand Oaks.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Main Beach
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Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Main Beach ©
Main Beach
Huntington Beach Pier ©
Huntington Beach Pier

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hours
Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks ©
Thousand Oaks is a city in southeastern Ventura County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll around Wildwood Regional Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Thousand Oaks sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Huntington Beach to Thousand Oaks in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Huntington Beach in October, Thousand Oaks is little chillier at night with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Thousand Oaks

Parks
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Wildwood Regional Park ©
Wildwood Regional Park

2
nights
Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate the long history of La Purisima State Historical Park, then take in the history at Old Mission Santa Ines, and then learn about winemaking at Presqu'ile Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Pismo Pier and then take in the history at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Santa Maria online journey planner.

Getting from Thousand Oaks to Santa Maria by car takes about 2.5 hours. October in Santa Maria sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Pismo Pier, La Purisima State Historical Park, Old Mission Santa Ines, Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
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Presqu'ile Winery ©
Presqu'ile Winery
La Purisima State Historical Park ©
La Purisima State Historical Park
Old Mission Santa Ines ©
Old Mission Santa Ines

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Santa Barbara

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): meet the residents at Santa Barbara Zoo and then get a taste of local nightlife at Grassini Family Vineyards.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Santa Barbara online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Santa Maria to Santa Barbara by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Nightlife
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Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo
Grassini Family Vineyards ©
Grassini Family Vineyards

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